For the international success of Germany’s machine tool manufacturers, their innovative vigour and technical performative capabilities are causally crucial. The sector invests six per cent of its turnover each year in research and development. This figure is above average compared to the mechanical engineering sector as a whole.We support our members in coping successfully with the bureaucratic “jungle”. We provide regular information on current developments, represent our members in international negotiations involving technical standards and health-and-safety regulations, and smoothen their path into international markets, even if these have put in place non-tariff impediments to trade in the form of regulations.
Die Schweizer VPT (Vereinigung für angewandte Produktionstechnik) und der deutsche VDW (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken) arbeiten in Zukunft gemeinsam an der Standardisierung des Informationsaustausches mit Produktionsmaschinen.
umati (universal machine tool interface) moves one step ahead towards becoming a generally accepted standard. VDW, the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association and the OPC Foundation establish a so-called Joint Working Group.
This month we are updating our privacy statement to better understand what information we collect and why. We have also taken steps to improve our features to protect your information and privacy.
There is no change to your current settings or how your data is processed. We have merely improved the explanation of our procedures and explain to you in more detail what options you have to update, manage and delete your data.
We take the protection of your personal data and their confidential treatment very seriously.
General information about the scope of processing of your personal data and about your data protection rights can be found at www.vdma.org/datenschutz.
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